La Chianina is a beautiful detached cottage in a fantastic position with wonderful views of the Chiana valley beyond. It has a lovely garden and a large swimming pool that both also enjoy the pretty panorama. The cottage is furnished to a very high standard and the location is perfect for visiting the famous region of Southern Tuscany.
La Chianina is situated on a typical Tuscan estate which has been recently lovingly restored. It is composed of the owners farmhouse and La Chianina cottage which is completely detached, the cottage has a lovely garden where you can relax whilst enjoying the view, or have a meal al fresco cooked leisurely over hot coals on the barbecue.
On the estate there is a large swimming pool (12m x 6m) which is reserved for the guests of La Chianina and the occasional use of the owners who are friendly and helpful but will not disturb your privacy.
The house is composed of a comfortable living room, which is furnished in typical Tuscan style with some antique pieces. It has a country style kitchen / dining area, a sitting area with settee, armchairs, and cosy fireplace. The bedroom is spacious, has beamed ceilings and there is a modern bathroom.
It is excellently located for touring the area with the towns of Montepulciano, renowned for its excellent wine, Pienza, for its pecorino cheese, and beautiful Cortona all being close by.
The treasures of the region of Umbria with its famous hill towns of Perugia and Assisi to name but a few are also within easy driving distance. Lake Trasimeno is also very close and an interesting place to visit, it has beaches, sailing facilities, and ferry services to its islands, one of which is a natural park with lovely walks and the other ‘Isola Maggiore’ which is famous for the local women who crochet lace on the streets, an art said to be of irish origin. The main motorway link is only 12km away, making also Rome and Florence easily accessible.
Parking is in the grounds of the estate.
Open plan living room with kitchen area with cooker (4 gas rings, small electric oven), fridge, dishwasher, dining table and chairs, sitting area with settee (which can be converted to a bed on request to accomodate an extra person), fireplace and satellite television > Double bedroom > Shower room with shower cubicle, basin, bidet and w.c. > Washing machine > Central heating* > Portable air conditioning unit available > Garden > Safe > Barbecue > Swimming pool (saline) > Wi Fi internet connection > Parking > 5km to the town of Bettolle.
Local charges payable on arrival in Euros directly to the owner
Extra person Euro 70 per week
Heating on consumption if used
Swimming pool open from Easter until October
Accommodation tax Euro 1,50 per person per night max 4 nights (children up 12 years free of charge)